“The Phoblographer Weekly Recap” is a new feature where we recap the week’s most popular posts. Each weekend, we will present you the top ten posts of the week for your perusal. If you’ve missed any of our popular stories that week, you’ll find them here. Among this week’s top posts: Zeiss 32mm f1.8 vs Fujifilm 35mm f1.4, Tips for Photographing Strangers and Cat Bearding Is the Newest Photo Meme. Find the complete breakdown after the jump.
The Pentax K-5 was a big hit when it was released back in 2010, as it was a follow-up to the popular K-7 with many improvements in overall image quality and hi-ISO as well. Pentax saw fit to improve upon the K-5 and have brought about the new K-5 II; however they didn’t just stop there, they have also delivered the K-5 IIs (S for Sharpness?) which lacks an Optical Low Pass Filter (aka: Anti-Aliasing Filter) for preserving critical sharpness and overall image detail right in the camera. I have spent time with both cameras simultaneously and have prepared my thoughts and findings for you all. Head on past the break for the full review.
This is part four of our photokina 2012 report, featuring impressions from the Pentax, Schneider-Kreuznach and Zeiss stands. In this article: the Pentax K-5 II(s), the Pentax Q10 and Q lenses, the new Schneider-Kreuznach Micro Four Thirds lenses and the new Carl Zeiss mirrorless and DSLR lenses.